Month: January 2015

The International Youth Arts Festival Kingston 2015

Creative Youth are delighted to announce that the application deadline has been extended until #ValentinesDay for the 2015 International Youth Arts Festival. #IYAF2015 (3rd – 19th July 2015) will be the pulsing heartbeat of what it is to be 5-26 years old living in 2015, the art, the music, the theatre, the fashion, the dance, the design and the technology selected from the UK and Internationally #AllTogetherNow

Latest News

IYAF 2019 Design Winner Announced

  We’re excited to reveal the winner of the IYAF 2019 Design Competition! Created by Kingston College student, Kymani Johnson, the striking design topped a competitive field and will feature on the cover of 10,000 Festival brochures, as well as posters, flyers and other promotional material. International Youth Arts Festival Director Petra Tauscher said, “we …


Dates for your diary

Join us on 2 February for a night of performance, celebrating local talent from Kingston’s communities. All in aid of the Mayor’s Charities, Kingston Samaritans, Creative Youth and Kingston Race and Equalities Council. Tickets are available from the Rose Theatre. On 5 February at 7pm the Mayor is holding a Turkish Delight Night at local …


Creative Youth welcomes new International Youth Arts Festival Director

  Petra Jane Tauscher has been appointed the new Festival Director of the International Youth Arts Festival, Kingston Upon Thames.   The Festival, which celebrated its 10th anniversary this year, is the UK’s largest international multi-arts festival for young and emerging artists with 200 events over 10 days.   Petra joins IYAF from Manchester’s international contemporary cross art …


Mayor’s Charity of 2018 – 19

We are delighted to announce that we are one of the Mayor’s Charities for 2018 – 19. He will be supporting Creative Youth, Kingston Samaritans and Kingston Race & Equalities Council during his mayoral year. 2018 marks the 10th year of the International Youth Arts Festival and it is fantastic to receive the Mayor Thay Thayalan’s support …


Join us at the Creative Youth Annual Gala Dinner

  For over a decade, Creative Youth and the International Youth Arts Festival have been inspiring, supporting and fostering young talent. None of this would have been possible without your support and continued involvement. We would like to invite you to join us at the Creative Youth Annual Gala Dinner on 3 December. The black tie event features first rate …